Happy Birthday…. to ME!


It’s not even 9AM yet, and I already feel beyond loved. Thanks so much everyone for all the sweet Happy Birthday emails, messages, facebook statuses, tweets and everything! You’re awesome people! And thank you so my sweet sissy who blogged about me. Awww.  :)

Last year, on my birthday I wrote about 28 things about me. Today, I thought it would be fun to share some of the things I’ve learned over the year as I grow into the ripe old age of 29. *deep breath*

1. I learned how to grow a garden!

And that hard work paid off.

2. I learned that I LOVE Zumba!

and the sweet friendships I’ve made since then.

3. I’ve learned that through hard work and dedication, I can achieve goals I’ve set out to do.

Ran my fast race.

Reached my weight-loss goal.

and that through accomplishing those goals, I’ve felt even more empowered to venture out of my control zone and always strive for even greater things.

and that my friends is just a few of the things I’ve learned this past year… and thanks to all of you, who have been amazing blog readers & friends. xoxo

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17 Responses »

  1. I wish every day to have the strength and power within me to what you did and are doing. I’ve been in such a depressive funk since having my baby this spring, and struggling to find myself again. Seeing your weight loss photos and the things you do today always bring a tear to my eye. You have no idea the inspiration you are, and I hope you realize the hope and power you bring people every day with your attitude, blog and lifestyle. Thank you Lauren, and Happy Birthday woman!!
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  2. did my last post go through?
    Cher recently posted..Happy 1/2 Year to my Dylanbug!

  3. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I hope you enjoy the day!
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  4. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! hope your day is going amazing! (:
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  5. Happy birthday! You have such a year to be proud of!
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  6. Hau’oli Lā Hānau ~ Happy Birthday from Hawai’i sweet friend!!! I hope you have an amazing day filled with everything and everyone you love most! This special day is YOUR day, and I hope you take the time to spoil yourself–because you deserve it!

  7. Congrats on all the lessons learned and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!! I hope it’s the best year yet and you have nothing but fun!!! xoxo
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  8. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Cheers to another wonderful year of fun learning and growing :)
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  9. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
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  10. Happy birthday and congrats on all the things you’ve accomplished.
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  11. Happy Birthday Lauren!!!! Clearly this year has been beyond amazing and I can’t wait to see what comes next! ;)

    Many blessings and lots of love!
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  12. happy happy belated.

    Carla

  13. Happy Birthday again girl! I don’t know if I’m coordinated enough for Zumba,
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  14. Happy Birthday, Lauren! Best wishes for many more!
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  15. I hope you had a great birthday girl!!!! You deserve it :)
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